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B8595 Issues in Deutero-Isaiah

  • Unit Code & NameB8595 Issues in Deutero-Isaiah
  • DescriptionThis unit provides students with an opportunity for critical and detailed engagement with a particular book within Old Testament cannon.

    It explores theories surrounding the composition of Isaiah, the literary features of prophetic poetry, the historical context, and the key exegetical and theological issues pertinent to Second Isaiah.
  • DisciplineBiblical Studies
  • LevelPostgraduate
  • Semester2, 2018
  • Delivery ModeOnline, Intensive
  • DateIntensive will be held from October 8 - 19 at 32a Barnsbury Grove, Bexley North.
  • Lecturer(s) Dr Arseny Ermakov
  • PrerequisitesNil
  • Learning ActivitiesLearning activities for this course include a range of engagements with lesson notes, readings from the textbooks and supplemented materials, exegetical and practical exercises, virtual classroom questions, and optional participation in three online discussions.
  • Learning OutcomesAt the end of this unit students will be able to:

    1. demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the critical issues associated with the composition of the book of Isaiah;
    2. identify the distinctive literary and theological features of Isaiah 40-55;
    3. apply exegetical methodologies to selected passages from Isaiah 40-55;
    4. appraise and a range of literature in relation to Second Isaiah;
    5. critically evaluate the place of Deutero-Isaiah in the wider canonical context of the Scripture;
    6. apply theological ideas from Second Isaiah to a contemporary ministry or life situation.